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>> [ yelling] raucous night at the oakland city council meeting where large crowd demanded answers in officer involved shooting. good evening. >> about half othat angry crowd was locked out of tonight oakland city council meeting tlvlt was talk of overflow room but none was made available. abc 7 news reporter was in the thick of it and he's live at oakland city hall for us right now. allen. >>reporter: two weeks ago the same demonstrators forced the city council to cancel their meeting. the plan this time by the city was to limit the seating so that police could control the crowd. city manager decision to close off the balcony for safety purposes setoff the crowd before the meeting even started. with limited seats the overflow crowd refused to watch on tv in a separate room. extra police were called in to guard the doors. l 30. will be no business as usual in oakland until there's justice for. >>reporter: they demand police report on the officer involved shooting death of 18-year-old allen bloom ford. police believe the high school senior had a gun when they shot him las
and literally stopped all of the city of san francisco here off market street. you could call it the just take position of fairly peaceful cyclist think they are peaceful and making a peaceful movement but extremely disruptive and ter creating very angry from us stated drivers on an strrdly busy friday night on the san francisco streets. let's get you to the video we have been shooting all night. we started with cyclist at embarcadero and folsom just before 7 tonight. critical mass cyclist baby and family. the whole -- no audio] people moving at the end of week. the man had tried given up getting home. he pulled the phone out and took video. we have more video about 20 minutes later we got a mile and a half up the row he had to zero magnet and o'farrell whether it was a complete standstill but i stress 20 minutes for us was actually fast. we were following the cyclist with the police escorting them so we got to whiz right through all of this cars at stand still throughout the city on market street. tens of thousands of cyclist made their way toward union square and as you can see thousa
, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say that the number of acts of vandalism i have been subjected to over the recent past causes me to believe that this incident is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> reporter: neither the mayor nor investigators will publicly speculate about why he is being targeted. davis has recently been confronted with anger over several officer involved shootings in the city and he last called on the attorney general to investigate. residents supported him. >> i think he is resilient. i am hoping things will go well. >> i think it's unfortunate that criminal elements is running rampant in our city. >> the whole city, it's about safety. >> they have provided extra security for davis and his family. the lieutenant in charge of the investigation says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out. >> it's serious. any time you have violence against someone in public office, that is serious. >> davis says he doesn't fear for his safety and told me he considers it a bump in the
>> pack house tonight at the oakland city council meeting where emotions are on edge. why things started spiraling out of control? good evening. the city manager closed off the balcony tonight. they said it was for safety reasons. but it setoff the crowd before the city council meeting ever even started. overflow crowd refused to watch the meeting ma separate room and chanted outside the council chbers. they were there demanding the police reportedly officer involved shooting death of allen blue ford. police claim he had a gun when they shot him last may. >> we are just trying to get answers and we say it and say it and haven't been able to get answers. at ever turn shut down. we have been discourage discouraged. we have been treated badly. >> but don't just come and yel yell. because that doesn't change anything. come and work with us to change the policies and procedures. >>reporter: crowd continued to shout down the council for about an hour before city councilman reid handed over his cope of the police report to blue ford parents. there it is in hisrtz hand. late
to the death of their son. last night's city council meeting filled once again with family and supporter who accuse police and city leaders of dragging their feet and releasing details on the may 6th shooting and worse concealing key elements of the investigation. >> unfortunately, it takes time. >> reporter: city council member larry reed said the family deserves to know the truth and so does the public. >> people want answers then theyshouldlet te pross run it crse. it is iumbe upoallf the paies to make sure we provide them with the answers. >> the okafor police chief claims he is doing hess best to provide the answers. he released a report last night on the investigation. he says the report will not answer all questions but will provide independently corroborated facts. >> one that should have and could have been given months ago. >> oakland attorney john burris is representing the family in the wrongful death suit against the it city and says the police report provides some basic information but also raises more questions than it answers. >> a number of witnesses did not see the young ma
to ride around the whole city and see how bike-friendly the city is. >> reporter: henderson teaches geography at san francisco state and studying critical mass. >> my take-away from critical mass is it expands people's sense of what is possible in urban space. >> reporter: he says people who participate in critical mass typically already ride. they tend to feel isolated among cars. he says the event is empowering. >> i do under stand the -- i do understand the concern about the 15, 20 minutes of delayed traffic. i would say if you step back and think about it, twice a day, everyday, there's that kind of delay cars are in crosswalks, blocking muni. >> i think it is cool as long as everyone stays within their bounds and into one gets too confrontational. >> reporter: today's class starts with a guest lecture on safety. burt hill is the chair of the bicycle advisory committee. >> giving right of way, sharing, common courtesy. traffic rules are built around that >> reporter: critical mass has seen conflict in years past. but exciting. >> never done something like this in my life. >> re
the rising murder rate in the city and his plea comes at the same time his department is under the threat of a federal take over. nick smith is on the story. >> i think a lot of these issues are in pockets where if you are playing with that crowd then that's what's going to happen. >>reporter: she appears to be right. she opened the barbecue here 10 months ago. knows about the violence that plague the city but it has avoided her and the restaurant. she thinks she knows why. >> we communicate with the people in the neighborhood and look out for us. >>reporter: communicate. that's what oakland city leaders are trying to do. >> many in our community are reluctant to come forward with information. >>reporter: oakland police chief jordan led a press conference focusing on the city effort to reduce crime. rash of gun violence left 5 people dead in less than 24 hours raising the number of those killed by gun violence in the city of oakland to 90. today the department introduced tip watch. new tool to fight crim crime. >> this is one of many ways that you can help reduce violent crimes
city college board of trustee explained its 14.action plan for keeping the college open. it includes hiring new financial watch dog laying off faculty, closing or leasing some of the properties and refocusing on basic course work. state community college commission has given city college until march 15 to turn things around. >> we are trending warmer. sandy is here with the first check on the weather. >> yes. >> we'll get to you in a secon second. hang on we are coming to you. >> check out live doppler 7 hd we have fog out there. and that fog is already dropping the advice interest around parts of the bay area. monterey bay just over a mile. if we could good to doppler we show you half moon bay with visibility -- i'll toss it back you. apparently they are having problems. >> if all right. we'll talk about the fog. it's getting dense. visibility right now half moon bay. down to about half mile and temperature at this hour in the 50's and 60's. far inland valley in the 70's. we have some heat coming for the weekend. it will be hot enough to remind you of summer and warm enough
before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. ameri cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pic pocket or theft fm person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter: she and her daughter plan to hit fleet wee week, america's cup and the castro street fair. armed with some common sense. >> i pay attention what i have on me and make sure i d
in the city. >> if i had a bike i would be with them. >> reporter: one rider handed me a flier to remind me that the celebration continues throughout the weekend. one count put the -- one number put the count tut it at 6,000 riders. they confirm there were no arrests. nick smith, abc news. >> which is quite remarkable. thanks so much. there were any number of tense moments as frustrated drivers were stopped cold by critical mass. the ride started at the foot of market street at justin herman plaza and spread from there from dolores park and then went out in various parts of the city. kyra clapper was with them the whole way and is live with more on what happened on the streets. >> reporter: dan, we were with them the whole way. we are currently at seventh and market where you can see the crowds have disbanded. you can see critical mass is no more. but we want to quickly get you to the video. we were with the cyclist since just about6:45 just before the official cycling began. we started at embarcadero, but they made their way south of market. it was slow moving for people getting off of wor
, stole electronic equipment and five-month-old dog named miko. police and city councilmembers pitched in to offer reward the dog has a microchip. >>> just ahead, major milestone for facebook. the status update mark you canner -- mark zuckerberg made this morning. >>> rare and beautiful sight, [ male announcer ] are you ready for tomorrow's technology today? then switch to at&t u-verse tv. add the wireless receiver exclusively from at&t, and you're no longer tied to the tv outlet. move your tv wherever you want in your home...even outside. [ megan ] call now and switch to u-verse for just 29 a month for six months, with a total home dvr included, free for life. add hbo and cinemax and get the first three months free. plus you can bundle tv and u-verse high sed iernet with seds up t24 megs. [ ma annouer ] our total hr lets you rord fo sho at once... and play them back in any room. every channel is in 100-percent, crystal-clear digital picture and sound. and you can upgrade to get 170 hd channels -- that's more than cable. [ megan ] so call now and switch to u-verse for just 29 a month f
the city's blue flag at the community center is flying at half-staff today the mayor says it is a great way to acknowledge jobs' profound local impact. >>> union square's newest clothing store is open for business this morning. a japanese store offering apparel in a rainbow of colors it opened before 10:00 on powell street a block south of union square. the new store will have the so-called magic mirror it lows customers try on one jacket and electronically the color to see how it looks in another color. >> fascinating. >>> increasing clouds in the north bay. sunny out there in parts of the bay, as you look towards our high-definition emeryville camera you can see filtered sun. how that will impact the forecast today and the weekend. >>> san francisco's busiest weekend is officially underway. the music is playing in golden gate park, it is gre ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these
hot. 85 degrees in san francisco. 77 in daly city. north bay, mid 90s for sonoma, santa rosa. 93 in san rafael. you'll feel the heat again. lack of a see breeze and fog will get you cooking in the east bay. 94 for castro valley. heading inland, livermore 101. 90 in santa cruz. 99 in morgan hill. seven-day forecast, hot tomorrow cooler wednesday and continue to drop the temperatures drastically down to the upper 70s to low 80s by the weekend. mike nicco will be here between 4:30 and 7:00 a.m. what would you do with $49,000? a lot. win big with abc7 and find out. all of our facebook friends are eligible. enter a sweepstakes to win $49,000. go to facebook.com/abc7news and it wil take you tohe pe where yo can fl out the entry form welnunce te winner october 18th right after the game. >>> coming up next, san francisco lights up >> dan: hollywood and movie fans are buzzing aut t person chosen to hosted next year's academy awards. seth mcfarland will take center stage, known for his crude humor. he made miss debut with a box office hit. abc will carry the oscars live. >> two is a san fr
7 news. >>> l future of san francisco city college was at stake tonight in a public meeting of its board of trustee facing unprecedented budget craze the loss of accreditation beard approved 14 point plan including hiring administrators to keep sharper eye on the finance. laying off faculty. closing leasing some of the property. rae focus on basic college course. state community college commission has given them until october 15 to produce a final action plan and until march 15 to begin turning things around. >>> oakland a's pitcher braiden says the hometown stockton is so dangerous that he is taking his grandmother and moving out. which led to this angry exchange we want to show you with the city police chief at an anti-violence rally yesterday. >> we are in the going to have individual shout out fairness to the rest of the crowd i'll have you wait until the end. we'll have you escorted out if you don't wait until the end. >> i need to go. >>reporter: braiden called police chief jones a liar for telling the crowd police are doing everything they can to control the city notorio
into thursday. low to mid 90s south bay today possibly 97 los gatos mid 80s millbrae 84, redwood city 93. half moon bay near 80° with mid 80s downtown san francisco, low to mid 90s north bay valleys your beaches in the north bay mid to upper 70s today, mid 80s to near 90° along the east bay shore dangerous heat east bay . not too far to go if you want to spend money to stay cool. near 100 morgan hill, gilroy and hollister. near record temperatures tahoe 81, 100 central valley to l.a., 86 san diego, 87 big sur warm at the coliseum tonight, 73° clear sky will cool to 64. lack of clouds temperatures in the 50s and 60s. cooling trend starting tomorrow most prevalent at the coast temperatures back in the 60s, back in the 70s wednesday around the bay back in the 80s where we should be by thursday inland hold steady friday this weekend could be a few degrees cooler than average with more clouds during the morning that will help slow the growth those two days. -- 49,000 viewers have now liked us on facebook because that you are all eligible to enter our sweep stakes to win $49,000. go to facebook.c
this weekend: two giant ploff game, 49ers game, hdlystrict blgrasestiva, -- city officials are urging people to please take public transportation bike or walk we have a map for you at abc7news.com where you can click on each event to see how to avoid traffic hot spots. we want to see how you are spending the week e-mail your pictures and video us to. -- to us. >>> san francisco police are crediting cell phone tracking software with leading them t two robbery suspects. police say they worked together on september 27th, on duncan street at diond heights boulevard. officers state pair rbed a victim at gunpoint and got his cell phone, wallet and backpack. officers use the phone's mobile tracking app and the department's technology to locate te minan ud in the robberand recor t stol its. >>> aerkeyuilding inspectorill decide whether it is safe for fire investigators to enter a home that burned for several hours this morning be -- that left a family of five displaced. these pictures show tower flames police officers had to deal with when they raced inside to rescue a disabled woman. >> the heat an
heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wp up the big orae open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it has increased. it is 2200 feet deep. that will allow it as we check out live doppler 7hd to push into the bayside communities and into some the inld valleys. already mad its wa into the nth bay an down the s
a handful of bay area cities, the warmest day this year. the rest of us back on june 16th. today is going to be close. live doppler 7 hd, if you like the cool weather, you would like to see clouds on this, but it is not happening. there's no radar returns. here are the clouds, well off the coast, they will come back tomorrow, when the cooling trend will begin. heatwaves tend to come in three-day spurts this is the third day. if you don't like the hot weather, don't look at this graphic n is showing you how much warmer it is now compared to 24 hours ago. pretty darn hot then. temperatures 77 in san rafael, 72 half moon bay, 79 mountain view everybody else in the 80s, to 90s, 89 monterey record high there 76 santa cruz the cool spot around the bay and inland nny and hot today clea bthankfully, mi tonight. sharp coling trend starts overnight at the coast and pushes through the rest of our neighborhoods through the rest of the week. low pressure will bring that cool front blocked by huge area of high pressure, starting to move east a little bit that's why it is going to lose its grip and cool
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